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Concert and Symphonic Band - February 17, 2023

Updated: Feb 17, 2023


 

Pre-UIL Concert (5:40-8:00pm)


When: Thursday March 9, 2022 - Reedy HS Auditorium


Bring: Instrument (and all the supplies needed to play it) and band binder.


Wear: “Formal Uniform” (Black dress pants, Black dress shirt (button-up or blouse) with sleeves that hit the elbows or below, Black dress shoes (closed toe, flat bottom), Plain, long black dress socks or stockings. See a great example of band students wearing the correct uniform in this instagram post!


CONCERT BAND ITINERARY


5:30pm Arrive at Reedy HS. Go to the ORCHESTRA ROOM.

5:40pm Warm-up begins.

6:05pm Concert Band Performs on the auditorium stage.

6:30pm Concert Band Performs Sightreading in the Band Hall (parents are welcome to

watch sightreading).

7:00pm Approximate dismissal time.


SYMPHONIC BAND ITINERARY

6:30pm Arrive at Reedy HS. Go to the ORCHESTRA ROOM.

6:40pm Warm-up begins.

7:05pm Symphonic Band Performs on the auditorium stage.

7:30pm Symphonic Band Performs Sightreading in the Band Hall (parents are welcome

to watch sightreading).

8:00pm Approximate dismissal time.


This performance is part of the Concert and Symphonic Band curriculum as well as an essential part of our UIL preparation, therefore attendance and participation is required and graded. Students who do not attend Pre-UIL will not be eligible to attend UIL. If any conflicts arise, please contact Mrs. Black or Mr. Jenson ASAP.

 

Frisco High School Band Information


TWO exciting upcoming events happening with the Frisco High School Band, for 7th and 8th graders:

Frisco Band “Mini Camp”: Tuesday, March 7, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, at Frisco HS

  • 7th/8th Graders welcome!

  • Frisco Band student leaders will begin getting to know 7th and 8th graders bound for FHS

  • We’ll play GAMES and eat TREATS

  • Students should bring their instruments and their band binders- the high school students are eager to HELP Middle School students with their band music!

  • We will begin going over VERY BASIC concepts of marching (never too early for 7th graders to start getting exposure to this too, even if it’s a while yet till high school band!)

  • More details will be sent by FHS Band Staff in the coming weeks!

Frisco Band Spring Party: Friday, March 10, 5:00 – 10:00 pm, at Frisco HS

  • 7th/8th Graders welcome!

  • We’ll have lots of games going on, including video games, board games, and games in the gym (basketball, dodgeball, volleyball, soccer, etc). *Students can play these games whether they sign up for official tournament teams or not! Tournament sign-ups will be posted in the middle school band halls soon

  • PIZZA and DESSSERTS will be provided free of charge by our wonderful Band Boosters! (vegetarian/non-dairy options available)

  • More details will be sent by FHS Band Staff in the coming weeks!

 

UIL Sectionals


Students in Concert and Symphonic Band have a weekly sectional. These are required, graded rehearsals.


CLICK HERE to view the sectional schedule.

 

Upcoming events



February 27 - March 10 - Pearson Band Spring Fundraiser (more info coming soon!)

Friday March 3 - Percussion Concert dress Rehearsal (required for percussion students)

Saturday March 4 - Percussion Concert (required for percussion students)

Tuesday March 7 - Frisco High School "Mini Camp"

Thursday March 9 - Pre-UIL Concert (required)

Friday March 10 - Frisco High School Band Spring Party

Tuesday March 21 - Spirit Night Fundraiser at Chick-fil-a

Tuesday March 28 OR Wednesday March 29 - Concert Band UIL (required)

Thursday March 20 OR Friday March 31 - Symphonic Band UIL (required)


Conflict with an event? Email Mrs. Black at blackmj@friscoisd.org




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